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Why your bank should be targeting ‘encore entrepreneurs’

Why your bank should be targeting ‘encore entrepreneurs’

Young startup founders may grab headlines, but their elders are increasingly putting off retirement in favor of becoming business owners. How might community banks reach this potential population of later-in-life entrepreneurs?

The community bank as community college

Providing financial education to your small-business customers can improve the health of their companies—and yours, too. By William Atkinson Most community banks make it a priority to lend money to local people starting and building businesses, but new research suggests that, if they really want to help these businesses grow, they should also focus on

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